Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

And Moses alone shall come near to LORD, but they shall not come near, neither shall the people go up with him.

New American Standard Bible

Moses alone, however, shall come near to the Lord, but they shall not come near, nor shall the people come up with him.”

King James Version

And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not come nigh; neither shall the people go up with him.

Holman Bible

Moses alone is to approach the Lord, but the others are not to approach, and the people are not to go up with him.”

International Standard Version

Only Moses is to approach the LORD, but the others are not to approach; the people are not to come up with him."

American Standard Version

and Moses alone shall come near unto Jehovah; but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.

Amplified

Moses alone shall approach the Lord, but the others shall not come near, nor shall the people come up with him.”

Bible in Basic English

And Moses only may come near to the Lord; but the others are not to come near, and the people may not come up with them.

Darby Translation

And let Moses alone come near Jehovah; but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.

Julia Smith Translation

And Moses alone drawing near to Jehovah: and they shall not draw near; and the people shall not go up with him.

King James 2000

And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not come near; neither shall the people go up with him.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And Moses {alone} will come near to Yahweh, and they will not come near, and the people will not go up with him."

Modern King James verseion

And Moses alone shall come near Jehovah, but they shall not come near. Neither shall the people go up with him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And Moses went himself alone unto the LORD, but they came not nigh, neither came the people up with him.

NET Bible

Moses alone may come near the Lord, but the others must not come near, nor may the people go up with him."

New Heart English Bible

Moses alone shall come near to the LORD, but they shall not come near, neither shall the people go up with him."

The Emphasized Bible

And Moses alone shall draw near unto Yahweh, but, they shall not draw near, and, the people, shall not come up with him.

Webster

And Moses alone shall come near the LORD: but they shall not come nigh; neither shall the people go up with him.

World English Bible

Moses alone shall come near to Yahweh, but they shall not come near, neither shall the people go up with him."

Youngs Literal Translation

and Moses hath drawn nigh by himself unto Jehovah; and they draw not nigh, and the people go not up with him.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
משׁה 
Mosheh 
Usage: 766

נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

the Lord

Usage: 0

but they shall not come nigh
נגשׁ 
Nagash 
Usage: 125

עם 
`am 
Usage: 1867

go up
עלה 
`alah 
Usage: 890

References

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Context Readings

The Covenant Ceremony

1 And he said to Moses, Come up to LORD, thou, and Aaron, Nadab, and Abihu, and seventy of the elders of Israel, and worship ye afar off. 2 And Moses alone shall come near to LORD, but they shall not come near, neither shall the people go up with him. 3 And Moses came and told the people all the words of LORD, and all the ordinances. And all the people answered with one voice, and said, All the words which LORD has spoken will we do.


Cross References

Exodus 24:13

And Moses rose up, and Joshua his minister, and Moses went up onto the mount of God.

Exodus 24:15

And Moses went up onto the mount, and the cloud covered the mount.

Exodus 24:18

And Moses entered into the midst of the cloud, and went up onto the mount. And Moses was on the mount forty days and forty nights.

Exodus 20:21

And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near to the thick darkness where God was.

Numbers 16:5

And he spoke to Korah and to all his company, saying, In the morning LORD will show who are his, and who is holy, and will cause him to come near to him, even him whom he shall choose will he cause to come near to him.

Jeremiah 30:21

And their prince shall be of themselves, and their ruler shall proceed from the midst of them. And I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach to me. For who is he who has had boldness to approach to me? says LORD.

Jeremiah 49:19

Behold, he shall come up like a lion from the pride of the Jordan against the strong habitation. For I will suddenly make them run away from it. And he who is chosen, him I will appoint over it. For who is like me, and who will app

Hebrews 9:24

For the Christ entered not into a holy place made with hands, representative of the true, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us.

Hebrews 10:21-22

and a great priest over the house of God,

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